West Paducah man faces drug, traffic charges after police chase, crash

Danny E. Crenshaw (Source: McCracken County Sheriff's Office)

MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (KBSI) – A West Paducah man faces drug and traffic charges after police found marijuana and other drugs and paraphernalia.

Danny Crenshaw, 53, of West Paducah faces charges of disregard of a stop sign (two counts), fleeing or evading police 1st degree motor vehicle, trafficking in marijuana less then eight ounces 2nd offense, trafficking in a 3rd degree controlled substance- Xanax 2nd offense, criminal mischief in the 3rd degree and possession of drug paraphernalia.

A detective attempted to stop Crenshaw’s vehicle with emergency lights and siren and it accelerated turning old to Mayfield Metropolis Road, according to the McCracken County Sheriff’s Office. The vehicle failed to negotiate a turn at the intersection of Mayfield Metropolis Road and Roy Lee Road and rolled over, which caused property damage to a cattle fence.

The driver, Crenshaw was taken into custody.

During a search of Crenshaw, detectives seized marijuana wax and $797 believed to be proceeds of illegal drug sales, according to the sheriff’s office. A search of the area revealed a backpack that had been thrown from the vehicle that was found to contain several baggies of marijuana packaged for sale, 133 doses of Xanax and assorted drug paraphernalia indicative of drug use and trafficking.

Crenshaw was on parole at the time of his arrest for numerous prior felony convictions.

If you, or someone you know is struggling with drug use, help is available through the McCracken County Sheriff’s Office Badges of Hope program. Call 270-444-4719 or tap here to learn more.

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